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Clements Markham

Sir Clements Robert Markham KCB FRS was an English geographer, explorer, and writer. He was secretary of the Royal Geographical Society between 1863 and 1888, and later served as the Society's president for a further 12 years. In the latter capacity he was mainly responsible for organising the British National Antarctic Expedition of 1901–1904, and for launching the polar career of Robert Falcon Scott... Read More

BornClements Robert Markham
20 July 1830
Stillingfleet, England, UK
Died30 January 1916 (aged 85)
London, England, UK
OccupationExplorer, geographer, writer
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